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CRUISES from Miami–Brits love cruising! + VIRGIN VOYAGES starting 2020 + Cruiselines hiring.

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NOTE:   TO BOOK A CRUISE ON ANY LINE [NCL/Princess/Royal Caribbean/Cunard/ MSC/Virgin for 2020 and ALL the others] from Florida ports, email your query to  britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  We’ll connect you to our British agent in Miami who is the cruises expert!  

►►►  Florida-based  VIRGIN VOYAGES will be Adults-Only on its new “Lady” line sailing out of Port Miami.  “No children aboard will be welcomed by many and  a direct result of listening to future sailors and travel partners, ”  the company said. I agree!  On www.virginvoyages.com sign up for their newsletter.  See updates always and of photos of the beautiful first ship on www.virginvoyages.com

VIRGIN VOYAGES…..doe to starting sailing 2020 out of Port Miami.
We thousands of resident Miami Brits can’t wait!   I’ll be aboard—can see the cruise ships from my place. 

►►► Virgin Voyages has just unveiled the detail and design of their RockStar Suites, designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. Virgin Voyages’ RockStar Suites bring a fresh take to yachting glamour steeped in the Virgin brand’s rock and roll heritage. Inspired by mega yachts and the glory days of rock and roll, the RockStar Suites feature a retro-futurism design with a palette of deep blues used with iridescent dichroic elements to echo the deep blue sea. Each suite comes equipped with a VIP perks including a personal assistant “Rockstar Coordinator,” private transportation, a personal wardrobe team to help guests pack and unpack, complimentary pressing service, nightly express swimsuit drying service and exclusive early access to onboard entertainment and restaurants as well as exclusive access to Richard’s Rooftop – a secluded, members only club for guests in the RockStar Suites to bask in the sun or have a drink under the stars.  The intimate, adult-by-design Scarlet Lady will only feature 78 total RockStar Suites. Dixon designed 8 different variations of the RockStar Suites, detailed below. Each suite features a sea terrace, electric, adjustable lighting including blackout curtains and a gold-plated vinyl record player accompanied by an en-suite collection of classic records.  See www.virginvoyages for photos and details.

►►► NORWEGIAN CRUISE HOLDINGS in Miami are hiring resident Brits who already have work visas.  See their ad on the JOBS page on this website. 

►►►  SIR RICHARD BRANSON’S MANY COMPANIES ARE ALWAYS HIRING, in USA and UK.  In Florida:  Virgin Voyages, the new cruiseline sailing out of Miami in 2020, will need crew and staff. Call Virgin Voyages HQ in Plantation [Ft. Lauderdale] [954] 361-9500.   See all current jobs on  https://www.virgin.com/careers

 

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£   TIP:  WANT TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING over UK CURRENCY?   DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  Use Moneycorp.  [ I use Moneycorp myself–FABB President.]   The pound is shaky.  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings. To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.  At lower rates than any bank!  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save considerable  exchange fees, like Moneycorp.   THE BEST WAY:   Moneycorp, the UK company with an office in Florida and droves of satisfied Florida clients. It is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in 50 states.   Many expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.   TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their USA HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to Kelly Cutchin  kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com for details.  Moneycorp’s HQ is in England.   Posted by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].  Moneycorp have been trusted members since 2005.  

flagman►►+   YOUR UK PENSION:  ARE YOU OVER 55?  DID YOU PAY INTO A UK COMPANY/PRIVATE PENSION?    Do you know whether and how you can access your lump sum and bring it over to the USA?   For a FREE review of your UK pension contact Mark Solomons in Florida with Florin Pensions direct on [561] 793-1311 or via email  msolomons@florinpensions.com  On Subject line put: “To Mark Solomons—UK pension query”.    Include your name + city + phone + a sentence about the type of company/private pension you paid into. Mark is a longtime member of the Florida Association of British Business.  As FABB’s UK pensions expert he has unfrozen many pensions for USA expats over the years.